Thursday, February 17, 2011

Toscanatårta, lemon white chocolate and Ruhlman's peameal bacon

Today's Food Diary
Breakfast: Rolled oats with kiwifruit and linseeds
Baking/sweets: Toscanatårta (I think), oats sweets

I didn’t take any photo of my meals today but I did take a photo of my backyard yesterday. The weather has been great – sunny with lots of snow.

The minicake/pastry I had was perhaps a toscanatårta. It seems to be different from a Tuscan cake. The cake was quite dense, made with almond flour, topped with slivered almonds and soaked in caramel. Really delicious and I presume it is not so difficult to make.

Today's Favourite Photo
Lemon white chocolate whisper cake

Today's Favourite Blog
Michael Ruhlman describes the art of making Canadian bacon and peameal bacon. The whole procedure is presented in simple steps. It’s the peameal bacon that got my attention. It is far simpler to make since no smoking is required. The pork loin is brined, coated in cornmeal and sautéed or grilled. The

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1 comment:

  1. Your backyard looks like a Windows Wallpaper. Amazing scenery!